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Google TV Update! Your Blu-ray player can't read BD-XL, but you might want it anyway. LG chooses Plex, releases slimmest 3D TV: less than 1cm thin! Tips for perfect lossless CD audio rips, cleaning your screen right doesn't cost much, and the new releases for September 14th, 2010.
IFA Berlin came out with lots of news, including a demo of Google TV, and Samsung said they might build Google TV into future HDTVs. Philips announced their 21:9 ultra-widescreen 3D-ready HDTV, designed to eliminate the letterboxing while watching films. LG announced their decision to use Plex in their new TVs and showed off the "world's slimmest LED 3D TV", the LEX8, coming in at .88cm thin. PS3 3D playback has been delayed until October, and Panasonic will be the "exclusive launch partner" for Avatar 3D in December. Watch the video for all the details on this week's HD news. GameFly is the largest online video game rental service and offers you a choice from over 7,000 new and classic titles across all consoles and handhelds. With plans starting at $15.95 a month, GameFly members can rent one to four games at a time and keep them for as long as they like. There are no late fees, no due dates and shipping is always free. Once you're done playing a game, send it back and GameFly will send you the next available game on your list. If you really like the game you're playing, simply click "keep it" on the GameFly website and the game is yours, at a discounted price. GameFly will even mail you the case and manuals free of charge. HD Nation fans get a 2 Week FREE Trial when they go to www.gamefly.com/hdnation Some restrictions apply see site for details.
Aliens have appeared in various forms on the silver screen through the ages, and today, with the release of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, we've rounded them all up and bring you the Top 5 Alien Movies on Blu-ray. From Rob's fav Predator, to the not-yet-released Alien Anthology, watch the video to find out which extra-terrestrial films we came up with.
New releases for this week include Seven
Want to rip your CDs the right way? With so many settings it can be hard to figure out which settings are important. dBpowerAmp has a few tools that are worth looking at, from Secure Ripper, to AccurateRip, watch the video for tips on how to make sure you rip it right the first time.
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How do you clean your HDTV's display without damaging it? Watch the video for some quick tips on how to keep your screen in top shape, and why you don't need to spend a lot of cash!.
Most Blu-ray players don't support BD-XL, but does it matter? Watch the video to find out if you're missing out or if this format is irrelevant.
9 days ago
@frozensummers @patricknorton They have to live on YouTube for the time being. Hope to have 'em on the RSS feed shortly!
9 days ago
Have you seen episode 3? Breaking in new HDTVs, DVDO’s Quick6 AVR upgrade, Xbox Blu-ray player, more! http://t.co/lF5btjoLsX …
9 days ago
RT @RokuPlayer: The new Roku interface is now available on supported players in all regions! Here's how to get it: http://t.co/TGc6Pw1tqq
9 days ago
@xsiner @patricknorton @robertheron Windows Media Center makes a pretty awesome DVR! (Especially if you can get a CableCARD!)
9 days ago
Awesome: Mom Photographs Daughter as History's Most Heroic Women: http://t.co/GKrENIFloB
20 days ago
Hey @Dolby could we please score an interview and video in one of your experimental surround sound rooms for @Tbeckingham ???